NEW YORK STATE REQUIREMENTS
Continuing Education 15 Hours Biennially

No Ethics requirement


LICENSE RENEWAL

  • License renewal date is the agentís date of birth, biennially
COURSES ACCEPTED FOR CE CREDIT
  • Classroom Courses / Speech / Seminar Courses
  • Self-Study Courses
  • Online Courses
COURSE SUBJECT REQUIREMENTS
  • Courses must be approved for lines of insurance for which license is held
ANNUITY REQUIREMENT
  • Carriers must provide product specific training
LONG TERM CARE REQUIREMENT
  • Licensed producers who sell NY State LTC Partnership insurance must be certified as a Partnership agent. To be certified they must complete a one-time state specific 8-hour training requirement prior to marketing LTCP, which will count toward their total CE requirement. The course is only offered by the New York State Department of Health
  • Non-resident must meet the NY State LTC Partnership requirements
CARRYOVER REQUIREMENT
  • Credit hours cannot be carried over to the next compliance period
COURSE REPETITION
  • A licensee cannot ever repeat a course for credit
FINAL EXAM
  • Final exams are required to be monitored by a state approved individual or organization
  • Specific Monitor Affidavit Needed
EXEMPTIONS
  • Non-resident agents whose home state requires CE and has a reciprocal agreement with New York
  • Individuals who have a limited line license for which an exam is not required in New York

For Additional Information please contact:

New York Insurance Department

One Commerce Plaza
Albany, NY 12257

New York State Department of Financial Services
Licensing Services Bureau
ATTN: Education Unit, 20th Floor
One Commerce Plaza
Albany, NY 12257

Phone: 518-474-6630
Fax: 518-474-5048

State Website: www.dfs.ny.gov

Revised 6/13/18